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ODDS & SODS
FOUND IN ERB'S MISCELLANEA DRAWER
Submitted by Danton Burroughs (April 2008)
This chain was started in Reno in the hope of bringing happiness to all tired business men. Unlike most chains, this one does not cost money. Simply send a copy of this letter to five male friends.
Then bundle up your wife and send her to the fellow wose name heads the list. When your name works to the top you will i return receive 15,389 gorgeous girls. Have faith.
Do not break the chain. One man broke the chain and got his wife back. Woe to him. . . . . . .
This came from Washington via an army colonel at Schofield barracks. When you have read it, please stick it in the right hand compoarment of my big desk, where I have some other indecent literature.
Caviar comes from virgin sturgeon
Virgin sturgeon is a fine fish
Virgin sturgeion needs no urgin'
That's why caviar is my dish.
Shad roe comes from harlog shad fish,
Oysters, they are shy bi-valves,
The green turtle's mate is always happy,
Mrs. Clam is optimistic,
Give a thought to happy cod fish,
The trout is just a little salmon,
Lucky fishes are the ray - fish,
I fed caviar to my girl friend,
Once upon a time there was
Not known if Ed knew Mrs. Thelan or
if this was around the time of his divorce from Florence.
Norma Jane Thelan did not keep her date in court yesterday.
She was to have appeared at the hearing to prosecute her request
that her ex-husband be sentenced for failure to keep up his alimony payments.
She is shown above with her daughter, Diane. The case was taken off the court calendar.
(Copyright by Los Angeles Examiner, All Rights Reserved.)
1942: Mrs. Edgar Rice Burroughs (Florence Gilbert)
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